Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 176 163
Rank change year-on-year -33 -13 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 12 20 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.36% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.43% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 29
South West median daily rate £438 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +27.27% -35.29%
10th Percentile £250 £325 £117
90th Percentile £653 £575 £565
England median daily rate £450 £413 £430
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.07% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% +1.89% +1.92%

Business Continuity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,381 4,646 4,719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.86% 83.46% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,386 2,935 3,156
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £554 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 189 281
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.61%
10th Percentile £15.23 £11.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.08 £50.70 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.39% +4.55%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -7 3 £550 +57.14% 5
Wiltshire -23 3 £625 +13.64%
Somerset - 3 £438 -
Dorset -1 1 - -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) WSUS
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (16.67%) SAP ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) SCOM
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Server Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Availability Management
4 2 (16.67%) BCP
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) BS25999
2 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) JDA
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) VMware